Delphina Eleanora (Giardini) Pierandri, a 102 year-old Ridgefield native, died Monday, January 2, in home on Prospect Street where she lived for 93 years. She was born in Ridgefield on September 2,, 1914 and was the oldest of three children. (Her sister, Trieste and brother, Dino predeceased her.) Born to Gaetano and Theresa Cecchini Giardini who emigrated from Italy, she was the last living member of the Ridgefield High School Class of 1932 from which she graduated.
Married to the late Dwino Thomas “Peeps” Pierandri in November 1939, she was mother to Elaine Kelemen, Sandra (Ron) Mosiello, Harry (Jackie) Pierandri and John (Mary) Pierandri. She is survived by 12 of her 13 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.